1954 - Retirement of Leroy Long after 30 years USLHS & USCG service
Original Caption: "Lt. (jg) H. J. Burness, commanding officer of the Coast Guard Supply Depot, Portsmouth, Va., presents the Treasury Department's Albert Gallatin Award to Leroy Long, 53, of ________Portsmouth, as Long retired recently after 30 years of employment by the U. S. Government. The presentation was made in Long's home as he was recuperating from a recent illness. He had been a civilian worker at the supply depot and Coast Guard Base, Portsmouth, since 1943, and before that served aboard various Lighthouse Service vessels. The award, named for the nation's third Secretary of the Treasury, is presented to retiring Government workers having over 20 years of service and outstanding performance records." Scanned newsprint photo originally published in the Coast Guard Magazine (April, 1954), p. 13.

Photo by: USCG Historian's Office  |  VIRIN: 230622-G-G0000-104.JPG